Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

Persistence of Age

Fire burned out Old men say Cast in doubt Quiet they lay   Ignited once more My embers not cold Seeing death’s door Flames burn bold   Nearer the grave … Continue reading

April 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spirit Twin

Affected mind Vibrant emotion Born inside Loving devotion   Life’s moments worse Also made best Our lucky curse Will never rest   I arrived alone We leave together Blood from … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cursed to Unconformity

Thoughts churn Storm my mind Each word Its own time   Dissecting confusion Reason my scalpel Removing illusion Angst I quell   Continuous search Life’s proof Heaven and earth Eternal … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lion in Grey

Sometimes down Never out Holding ground Without doubt   Mind is sharp Will is firm In my heart Passions burn   Fool to some Hero of others Haters I shun … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Us Almost People

Your only concern Us Latin people Is trying to learn If we are illegal   Always second class Permanent exclusion Neglect and harass Stirring confusion   Less than human Seen … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

My Arcadia

Air I breathe Pulse I feel Light I see Scents real   These from you Granted with love I hear truth Spoken from above   Hell your absence Loveless damnation … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Lesson Learned

Sisters hear Need you near Brothers hear Challenge fear   I am you You are me Together true Ourselves free   Us they force Pushing apart Lies they resort Stabbing … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Once A Dream

Once a dream Sweet equality Never been This reality   White and black Yellow and brown Red came back Colors abound   Men and women Gay and straight Recognition given … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

I Her Slave

My lady fair Of features fine Sweet tones hear Exceptional mind   Clear in honesty Soft in touch Noble modesty Strong in trust   None compares Beauty and soul My … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · 1 Comment